WVC 17 A- 2 - 15
§17A-2-15. Examination, granting and rejection of applications.
The department shall examine and determine the genuineness,
regularity, and legality of every application for registration of
a vehicle, for a certificate of title therefor, and for an
operator's or chauffeur's license and of any other application
lawfully made to the department, and may in all cases make such
investigation as may be deemed necessary or require additional
information, and shall reject any such application if not
satisfied of the genuineness, regularity, or legality thereof or
the truth of any statement contained therein, or for any other
reason, when authorized by law.